SBA Hosts Twitter Chat for Young Entrepreneurs on Business Start Up
by Tameka Montgomery, SBA Official
- Created: January 31, 2014, 6:31 pm
- Updated: January 31, 2014, 6:55 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a Twitter Chat for young entrepreneurs in recognition of National Entrepreneurship Week (February 15-22) to learn how to turn their business idea into a reality, the steps to starting a business, and the know-how needed to help their businesses succeed.
If you’re already a young entrepreneur or want to become one, this chat is for you. In fact, the chat is open to anyone considering starting a business, and to everyone who can bring their best tweeting talents.
SBA Twitter Chat on Startup Advice Young Entrepreneurs Love
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
3 pm - 4 pm (ET)
Participants will hear from SBA’s associate administrator for Entrepreneurial Development Tameka Montgomery. She will provide keen advice for young entrepreneurs to help them start, build and grow their small businesses from SBA’s Twitter handle, @SBAgov.
Participants will also get advice from Bridget Weston Pollack with the SBA resource partner SCORE. She will help answer questions and give valuable insight on starting a business. Her Twitter handle is @SCOREmentors.
You can also hear from genuine young entrepreneurs who have knocked down the hurdles to success. They are former SBA National Young Entrepreneur award winners:
- 2010 winner Dan Price, co-founder & CEO of Gravity Payments – Twitter handle @DanPriceSeattle
- 2006 winner Genevieve F. Thiers, CEO & Founder of Sittercity.com. – Twitter handle @genevievethiers
No registration is needed to take part in the chat, but you must have a Twitter account.
Test your business readiness:
Are you ready to start a business? Check out the free SBA online course Young Entrepreneurs – An Essential Guide to Starting Your Own Business. It will help you understand the steps you need to get started and to be successful.
SBA’s Small Business Learning Center has a full listing of self-directed online courses to help with your business needs.
About the AuthorIn her role as the Agency’s Associate Administrator for the Office of Entrepreneurial Development, Tameka Montgomery is responsible for overseeing the agency’s counseling and training resources and programs for America’s entrepreneurs.
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